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Barbara Steele Biography

 Birkenhead native Barbara Steele is an English film actress and producer. She is well known for starring the Italian Gothaic horror film of the 1960s. The performance that made her famous was the dual role of Princess Asa Vajda and Katia Vajda in Mario Bava’s Black Sunday (1960).

Steele also had supporting parts in the 81⁄2 (1963) of Federico Fellini and appeared on television in the Dark Shadows miniseries of 1991. In the 2010s Steele was featured in several films, including a leading role in The Butterfly Room (2012) and supporting role in the Lost River of Ryan Gosling (2014).

10 Quick Facts About Barbara Steele

  1. Name: Barbara Steele
  2. Age: 84 years
  3. Birthday: 29 December
  4. Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  5. Height: 5 feet 8 inches
  6. Nationality: American
  7. Occupation: Actress and Producer
  8. Marital Status: Divorced
  9. Salary: Under Review
  10. Net worth: $100,000

Barbara Steele Education

She studied art at the Chelsea Art School and in Paris at the Sorbonne.

Barbara Steele Career

Actor

Steele had guest roles with Patrick McGoohan on various British TV shows including the spy drama, Danger Man. In 1960, in the “Daughter of Illusion” episode of the ABC series, Adventures in Paradise, she ventured into American television as Dolores, starring Gardner McKay.

She was replaced in the Elvis Presley film Flaming Star in the same year by Barbara Eden following a disagreement with director Don Siegel. She portrayed as Phyllis in the episode of CBS ‘ Alfred Hitchcock Presents “Beta Delta Gamma” in 1961.

She also played an important role in the celebrated 81⁄2 of Federico Fellini in 1963 and appeared in the second episode of the season of NBC’s I Spy, “Spie Bridge”. Steele had main roles in multiple horror movies, including Black Sunday (1960), The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (1962), The Ghost (1963) directed by Riccardo Freda, The Long Hair of Death (1964) and Roger Corman’s 1961 adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story The Pit and the Pendulum, among others.

In Castle of Blood (1964), Terror-Creatures from Grave Castle and Nightmare Castle (both 1965) she was also cast in Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968).

Barbara Steele Age

Mrs.Steele was born on 29 December 1937 in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England. Subsequently, she is 84 years of age as of 2021.

Barbara Steele Family

After doing our research, details about her parents are not available and it is also not known if she has any siblings.

Barbara Steele Married

Steele was married to American screenwriter James Poe. They were married in 1969 and divorced in 1978. The information regarding her current relationships is currently under review.

Children

Barbara has one son called Jonathan Jackson Poe born August 1971 (age 47 years).

Barbara Steele Body Measurements

  • Height: ft in'(Meters or cm): 5 ft 8 in
  • Weight: Pounds(lbs): Not available
  • Shoe Size: Not available
  • Body Shape: Slim
  • Hair Colour: Black
  • Eye color: Light brown

Barbara Steele Salary

Steele earns an average salary from her career. Although she has not shared with the media the actual figure of her salary. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Barbara Steele Net Worth

The still-lovely Barbara acts occasionally, her latest film was The Butterfly Room (2012). Even well past 60, Barbara  is still beautiful and her fans still love her. Her estimated net worth is $100,000.

Barbara Steele Black Sunday

Black Sunday (Italian: La maschera del demonio), also called The Mask of Satan and Vampire Revenge in the United Kingdom, is a 1960 Italian gothic horror film directed by Mario Bava from a screenplay by Ennio de Concini and Mario Serandrei (with Bava’s uncredited contributions),

The main roles were portrayed by Barbara , John Richardson, Arturo Dominici, and Ivo Garrani. It was Bava’s directorial debut, though without receiving an onscreen credit, he had completed several previous feature films.

It is based on the short story “Viy” by Nikolai Gogol, the narrative is about a witch who is put to death by her own brother only to return 200 years later to seek revenge on her descendants.

The Ghost Barbara Steele

The Ghost (Italian title: Lo Spettro) is Riccardo Freda’s 1963 Italian horror film, using the pseudonym “Robert Hampton.” Barbara and Peter Baldwin are the stars of the film. Other movie titles include The Spectre and Dr. Hichcock’s Lo Spettro.

Barbara Steele Movies/Films

Black Sunday – 1960
8½ – 1963
The Horrible Dr. Hichcock – 1962
Nightmare Castle – 1965
Castle of Blood – 1964
The Pit and the Pendulum – 1961
Terror-Creatures from the Grave – 1965
The Long Hair of Death – 1964
The She Beast – 1966
Curse of the Crimson Altar – 1968
Shivers – 1975
The Ghost – 1963
Pretty Baby – 1978
An Angel for Satan – 1966
Piranha – 1978
Caged Heat – 1974
The Silent Scream – 1980
The Butterfly Room – 2012
For Love and Gold – 1966
Young Törless – 1966
Lost River – 2014
Bachelor of Hearts – 1958
Minutes Past Midnight – 2016
Your Money or Your Wife – 1960
The Maniacs – 1964
The Hours of Love – 1963
The Prophet – 1998
Upstairs and Downstairs – 1959
Master of Dark Shadows
White Voices – 1964
Sapphire – 1959
The Monocle Laughs – 1964
The Mill at Calder’s End – 2014
A Sentimental Attempt – 1963
I soldi – 1965
The Shutterbug Man – 2014
I Bury the Living – 1958
Honeymoon with a Stranger – 1969

Barbara Steele Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Barbara Steele?

Steele is an English film actress and producer.

How old is Barbara?

Mrs.Steele was born on 29 December 1937. Subsequently, she is 82 years of age as of 2019.

How tall is Barbara?

The famous actress stands tall at a height of 5 ft 8 in

Is Barbara married?

Steele was married to American screenwriter James Poe. They were married in 1969 and divorced in 1978. The information regarding her current relationships is currently under review.

How much is Barbara worth?

Her estimated net worth is $100,000.

How much does Barbara make?

Although she has not shared with the media the actual figure of her salary. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Where does Barbara live?

She lives in Los Angeles.

Is Barbara dead or alive?

Steele is still alive and in good health.

Where is Barbara now?

Barbara acts occasionally, her latest film was The Butterfly Room (2012).

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